Former Detroit Lions OL Dick Stanfel named to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of ’16

Detroit Sports Nation would like to congratulate former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Dick Stanfel as he has been selected as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016.

Stanfel played with the Lions from 1952-1955 and then with the Washington Redskins from 1956-1958. During that time he was First-team All-Pro five times and was eventually selected to the 1950’s NFL All-Decade Team. He died in June of 2015 at the age of 87.

Joining Stanfel in the Class of ’16 are Tony Dungy, Brett Favre, Kevin Greene, Marvin Harrison, Eddie DeBartolo, Orlando Pace, and Ken Stabler.

Dungy, was born in Jackson, Michigan and is a two-time Super Bowl Champion.

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